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Massoia bark oil as Aromatherapy Oil

Massoia bark oil is derived from the bark of the Massoia tree (Cryptocarya massoia), native to Indonesia. The extraction process typically involve steam distillation or uniquely at PT Mitra Ayu, Supercritical CO2 extraction is used to obtain Massoia bark oil.

The Massoia bark oil contains Massoia Lactone C10 and C12 which impart a sweet, lactonic (milky) aroma with pronounced coconut notes. This unique profile makes it valuable in flavoring and aromatherapy applications. In aromatherapy, Massoia bark oil is often used for its calming and soothing properties. Here are some benefits of Massoia bark oil:

Relaxation and stress relief

Massoia bark oil is believed to have calming properties due to its Massoia lactone contents, making it useful for relaxation and stress relief. Diffusing the oil in your living space may help create a tranquil atmosphere.

Mind-Body Connection

The olfactory system is closely linked to the brain, and certain scents can evoke emotional responses. The perceived calming effect of Massoia oil may be influenced by the association of its aroma with relaxation.

Sleep Aid

Due to its calming properties, Massoia bark oil may be used as part of a bedtime routine to promote better sleep. You can diffuse the oil in your bedroom or add a few drops to a bedtime blend.


Massoia bark oil can blend well with a variety of other essential oils. The choice of complementary oils often depends on personal preferences and the desired aroma profile. Here are some essential oils that may blend well with Massoia bark oil:


Combining Massoia bark oil with vanilla essential oil can enhance the sweet and creamy notes, creating a comforting and indulgent fragrance.


Ylang-ylang has a rich and floral aroma that can complement the sweetness of Massoia bark oil, creating a well-balanced and luxurious blend.


Sandalwood adds a woody and grounding element to the blend. It can help create a more complex and earthy fragrance when combined with Massoia bark oil.


Bergamot has a citrusy and uplifting scent. Mixing it with Massoia bark oil can add a refreshing and bright quality to the blend.


Lavender is known for its calming and soothing properties. Combining it with Massoia bark oil can create a blend that promotes relaxation and tranquility.


Frankincense has a resinous and warm aroma. When paired with Massoia bark oil, it can contribute to a rich and spiritually grounding blend.


Cedarwood has a woody and balsamic scent. Mixing it with Massoia bark oil can result in a comforting and forest-like aroma.


Patchouli has an earthy and musky fragrance. When combined with Massoia bark oil, it can add depth and complexity to the blend.

When using essential oils for aromatherapy, it's essential to dilute them properly and use them with caution, especially if you have any underlying health conditions or sensitivities. Additionally, pregnant women and individuals with certain health conditions should consult with a healthcare professional before using essential oils.

PT Mitra Ayu offers different qualities of Massoia bark oil and Massoia lactone products, such as Massoia Bark Oil, Lactone C10, Lactone C12, Delta-Decalactone.

For more information about Massoia Lactone products, please contact us at or send us a message here.



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